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How you can help Make a Donation Frankston Community Appeal Donations over $2 are tax deductible. What your donation will buy: • Meals for a homeless person • Purchase a school uniform • Help a disadvantaged family or person get back on their feet. SUPPORT A PROJECT Community development. Talk to us about funding an idea you are passionate about. This annual fundraising Appeal uses cash donations to buy groceries that make up 300+ hampers with identical contents; these benefit local families who have been professionally assessed as being in crisis at Christmas time and in need of food relief over the festive season. 1809 people expriencing disadvantage in Frankston were supported through the appeal in 2015. VOLUNTEER TRAINING • Assist new volunteers gain accreditation through a recognised training course. • Help a volunteer seeking future employment become ‘job ready’. Volunteer your time Our support goes hand-in-hand with our volunteers giving people information plus linking to specialist community services and activities which help our clients improve their situation. Donate products, groceries and new items Do you have a quantity of non perishable food that is still in date? Boxes of disposable nappies for new mothers? Contact us if you think you have something we may be able to give to our clients. Read information for potential volunteers on our website www.frankston.net Contact Community Support Frankston on 9783 7284 if you would like to discuss how to become a volunteer. Community Support Frankston 35 Beach Street, Frankston 3199 An accredited charitable organisation with ATO endorsement as a deductible gift recipient. ABN - 95 426 151 625 Registered Incorporation Number A 0000431J (Associations Incorporation Act 1981) Deductible Gift Recipient and Tax Exempt Charity entity (Income Tax Assessment Act 1997) 36 The measure of a community is how it treats its most vulnerable members